To Configure Security for Anypoint Private Cloud

Using Access Management, you can configure Anypoint Platform to use a certificate to ensure secure communication within the platform. You can also provide a custom cipher and DH groups for the key exchange method, if required.

When you replace or change the certificate, Anypoint Platform restarts the nginx server.

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  1. Create a certificate.

    You can use a tool like OpenSSL to create your certificate. To work with Anypoint Platform, your certificate must be in an nginx compatible format. The certificate must contain the domain name of your installation as the CN (Common Name) and as the SAN (Subject Alternative Name).

  2. From Anypoint Platform, select Access Management.

  3. In the left navigation bar, click Security.

  4. In the Certificate field, click Browse to select the certificate on your local system.

  5. In the Key field, click Browse button to select the private key for your certificate.

  6. Click the Save.

  7. Optionally, you can upload your own cipher and Diffie-Hellman group file.

    This provides additional security for Anypoint Platform. However, this step is optional. In most environments you do not need to use this setting.

    1. Deselect Use default ciphers and DH Group.

    2. Enter a set of ciphers from the list of valid nginx ciphers. If you are using Open SSL, you can view this list by running the openssl ciphers command. The cipher you enter must be in an nginx compatible format as shown in the following example.


    3. Generate dhparam.pem (the Diffie-Hellman group file) using the following openssl command:

      openssl dhparam 2048 -out dhparam.pem
    4. Upload the dhparam.pem file from your system.

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